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Going pink for a cause

Posted: Friday, Oct 4th, 2013

Stylists Kelly Glover and Gina Pedraza spray paint Scott Tilton’s hair pink. Tilton brainstormed the idea to challenge Rochelle Community Hospital employees to a fundraising competition with the losing team dying their hair pink. (Photos by Katie Peterson)

ROCHELLE — First National Bank issued a challenge to Rochelle Community Hospital to see which company could raise the most money for the Rochelle Community Hospital Foundation and breast cancer awareness. The losing “Big Wigs” would have to dye their hair pink.

“Emily Anaya from RCH asked FNB to join Xpresssions and the hospital in their 3rd annual ‘Get Your Pink On!’ event to raise money for their foundation,” Megan Hopwood, loan analysist from First National Bank said. “Through our brainstorming efforts, we came up with the idea to have Scott Tilton and/or Mike Hahn, who were the leaders of this project, dye their hair pink during the event to draw in more people and raise money.”

Titlon suggested to widen the competition and compete as a team, rather than against each other, against the hospital.

For the complete article see the 10-03-2013 issue.

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